Jo Wood wants Ronnie's dating tips

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 2 March 2010
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Jo Wood wants Ronnie's dating tips

Ronnie Wood's ex-wife Jo Wood wants him to help her find a new man

Jo Wood wants ex-husband Ronnie Wood to find her a new man.

The 54-year-old model - who split from the Rolling Stones rocker last year after 23 years of marriage when he left her for Russian cocktail waitress Katia Ivanova - says she is now on good terms with her former spouse, but insists she doesn't want a reconciliation.

She told Closer magazine: "We actually met for lunch the other day, we're still friends.

"I'm on the lookout for a new man at the moment - maybe Ronnie can find one for me!"

Jo recently claimed she got over her husband - who split from Katia in December and has most recently been romantically linked with Brazilian beauty Ana Arujo - just two months after they split.

She explained: "I mean I was heartbroken. But truly, it didn't take me that long to... I can't say to get over it, not completely. But I did start finding my way out of it quite quickly. Two months! Ha ha!"

While she was initially saddened by the breakdown of her relationship, the former model quickly found her feet and began attending showbiz parties with her new celebrity friends.

She said: "I thought, 'Your family are all here and they love their mum. And you really are very lucky. So let's go, Jo.'

"I went to this function and that, which I hadn't really done before because we never went out. And I made all these friends! All these new friends. I was pushed into being a single girl. I wouldn't have chosen it, but when it happened, I thought, 'Oh, this isn't so bad afterall!' And I was off. I was out every night.

"Was it a liberation? Yes, because all I concentrated on, it was all about Ronnie. I wanted to do everything to look after him. And now - it's me. Just me."

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